Tag: Cabrini-Green

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An aerial view of new Near North Side developments

An aerial view of new Near North Side developments

An aerial view of the area bounded by Clark St and the Chicago River, from Chicago Ave (800 N) north to Division St (1200 N) reveals a location wi ...
Chicago’s aptly-named Frontier Ave

Chicago’s aptly-named Frontier Ave

When real estate developers are given the opportunity to influence a street name they often engage in flights of fancy or indulge themselves with ...
Cabrini-Green area poised for substantial change

Cabrini-Green area poised for substantial change

The Cabrini-Green area has been the subject of intensified interest on the part of developers recently, including Ranquist Development's planned 4 ...
CHA buys the farm

CHA buys the farm

There's more than one way to interpret the headline, but Skyline has the scoop on the literal reading: The Chicago Housing Authority is closin ...
A Target, where once there were many

A Target, where once there were many

I missed the ceremonial groundbreaking yesterday morning for the new Target at Division and Larrabee, the site where the next-to-last of the Cabri ...
An aerial progress report on the CHA’s Plan for Transformation

An aerial progress report on the CHA’s Plan for Transformation

Crain's Chicago Business has a report on the impact of the market downturn on the redevelopment of Chicago Housing Authority projects pursuant to ...
Clybourn Point –in the red on green development

Clybourn Point –in the red on green development

Five years ago today we were, without noting the incongruity of green development on Clybourn Ave, writing about Clybourn Point, 1322 N Clybourn. ...
Seventeen seconds of wreckage in Houston and Chicago

Seventeen seconds of wreckage in Houston and Chicago

According to a January 8 article in the Houston Chronicle, "It took 17 seconds Sunday morning for the first skyscraper built outside of downtown H ...
Parkside of Old Town apartment update

Parkside of Old Town apartment update

When I stopped by on Friday, crews were busy putting the finishing touches on the exterior of 544 Oak at Parkside of Old Town, one of the new buil ...
CHA issues relocation notices to Cabrini Rowhouse residents

CHA issues relocation notices to Cabrini Rowhouse residents

The Tribune's Breaking News reports that the Chicago Housing Authority has given 180-day notices to the residents of the remaining 33 units in the ...
Catching up on the Cabrini Target

Catching up on the Cabrini Target

There's been talk of a new Target replacing the recently demolished Cabrini-Green high-rise at 1230 N Burling St. CHA confirms that it's in talks ...
The last Cabrini-Green high-rise is almost gone

The last Cabrini-Green high-rise is almost gone

The last of the Cabrini-Green high-rises is nearly completely demolished, as you can see in the video. The project's legacy - the city's malign ne ...
The last Cabrini high-rise going down

The last Cabrini high-rise going down

Next Wednesday will mark the beginning of the demolition of the last remaining high-rise at Cabrini-Green. Poetry and lights will mark its pass ...
Construction checkup: An Oak grows in Cabrini

Construction checkup: An Oak grows in Cabrini

Parkside of Old Town's next rental mid-rise is going up at the northeast corner of Larrabee and Oak streets, two blocks south of Cabrini Green's r ...

The end of Cabrini Green

Last night, WGN-TV looked back at the final days of Cabrini Green and interviewed some of the last people to leave it. Despite its reputation as a ...
Sales update: @properties handling sales for Parkside of Old Town's first phase

Sales update: @properties handling sales for Parkside of Old Town's first phase

With the construction of more public and affordable-housing units just around the corner, @properties has been called in to market the surplus of co ...
Just how affordable is affordable housing?

Just how affordable is affordable housing?

The city and developer Peter Holsten are set to build the next phase of Parkside of Old Town -- a mid-rise with 39 CHA homes, 53 homes for low-inco ...
The fall of a Cabrini-Green tower

The fall of a Cabrini-Green tower

Kudos to Megan Cottrell for sharing this video with her readers. Her friends watched the slow demolition of a Cabrini-Green tower at 660 W Division St ...

Parkside's next phase gets the go-ahead

Now that the city has injected some TIF stimulus into the flagging Parkside of Old Town development at Division and Larrabee streets, Holsten Real Est ...

Daley bails out Parkside of Old Town

The Daley administration has moved the goalposts for Parkside of Old Town's public subsidies in an attempt to keep the development afloat, Crain's r ...
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